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March 2017 Archives (News & Press Releases)

29th March 2017

Cabinet approves Ministerial Order to end imprisonment of children

IPRT strongly welcomes the announcement by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone that she has secured cabinet approval towards ending the sentencing of children to Wheatfield Place of Detention. Read more

30th March 2017

Ministerial Order to end sentencing of children to adult prison “momentous”

IPRT has hailed as “momentous” the signing of a Ministerial Order today (Thursday 30th March 2017) by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone TD to end the sentencing of children to adult prison in Ireland. Read more

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